According to a report by Dell’Oro Group, a source for market information about the telco, networks, and data centre IT industries, total global revenue for broadband access equipment increased to $3.1 billion, up 1 per cent in Q3 2020 year-over-year.
Growth came from spending on cable infrastructure and CPE equipment, as well as sustained spending on PON equipment.
“The Covid-19 pandemic continues to accelerate operators’ fiber and cable capacity expansions,” said Jeff Heynen, Vice President, Broadband Access and Home Networking. “The net result is a faster transition to premium 1 Gbps residential services.”
Additional Q3 highlights from the report: